Fifty Shades of Controversy over Fifty Shades of Grey

Last week I read an interesting post by Dannah Gresh on the book that Nathan Bransford blogged about selling 10 million copies in 6 weeks–Fifty Shades of Grey. What I found most curious were the comments. Oh, the controversy. Women defending the book. Christian women. The comments took on a life of its own.   Reading them made me sad and gave more proof that we are in the last…

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Marriage Monday: A Cautionary Tale

I’m happy to be able to participate in Marriage Monday. Today’s topic is all about romance. What’s your experience with romance in marriage? This tends to start off strong from the husband early on, but fades, often leading to disappointment. I can’t say I have great advice for anyone. But I can share my story and maybe you can relate and not feel so alone. Or, perhaps you are a…

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Marriage Monday: My Story on the “S” Word

It’s Marriage Monday! e-Mom wants to hear from you, so take a look, write your post, and link up. Here’s your chance to tell us what you’ve learned about submission in Christian marriage.   I know that for some women, this is a particularly challenging topic. If you’re uncomfortable with this one, no worries. Feel free to take a pass this time around. However, if you’re ready to dive right…

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Guest Blogger Carla Anne Coroy: Emotions of a Married Mom, Solo Parent

Emotions of the Married, Single Mom   A recent survey done by TheBump.com and ForbesWoman.com reveals that between 25% and 65% of both working and stay-at-home moms sometimes feel like married single moms. Reading the responses to this report and comments on blogs, it is quite clear that emotions run high. The deeply felt emotions these women deal with may have been birthed in an unequal distribution of chores, however…

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Two Years Later and They Are STILL Talking About This…

It was two years ago July when I wrote a guest post for the site, Adding Zest to your Nest. This is a Christian site that encourages women in married se*uality. The contents might be uncomfortable for some and I absolutely understand that. What I won’t do is say it is wrong. I grew up with a generation that didn’t talk about anything. The good, the bad, the temptations, problems,…

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